Packhouse / Loadout Production Supervisor 

Location: Troutville, VA
Date Posted: 05-16-2018
Position Title: Packhouse / Loadout Production Supervisor 
Location: Troutville, VA 24175
Position Status: Direct hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive
We have an excellent opportunity for a Packhouse / Loadout Production Supervisor for our Roanoke Cement Plant located in Troutville, VA. This salaried exempt position will report directly to the Production Manager. This person is responsible for all Packhouse and Loadout operations.
  • Primary responsibilities include daily operations of Loadout and Packhouse, managing inventories, and troubleshooting the Loadout lanes equipment and Packhouse machine.
  • Support and maintain the plant safety program through day-to-day safety contacts with employees and department safety meetings, ensure assigned work areas are safe and safety requirements are observed based on company policies and MSHA guidelines.
  • Individual will work closely with suppliers to understand the systems and system programming.
  • Coordinate with IT for all troubleshooting issues with automation and loadout computer systems.
  • Packhouse and Loadout production planning and forecasting.
  • Coordinate with maintenance department on equipment improvements, preventative maintenance and outage maintenance.
  • Managing the inventory of Packhouse consumables.
  • Assist in the management and continued development of Automated Control Systems for loadout and packhouse.
  • Manage new improvement projects from conception to commissioning.
  • Manage inspection, maintenance and coordinate repairs of all rail tracks throughout plant.
  • Manage employee scheduling, record keeping, Kronos, overtime management and training.
  • Ensure that all products shipped meet or exceed customers’ expectations regarding quality and service.
  • Prepare necessary reports to inform other functions about the performance of the department
  • Ensure that department remains in compliance with all applicable environmental standards.
  • Ensure that a safe workplace is maintained, based on company policies and MSHA guidelines.
  • Maintain area of responsibility in excellent condition, mechanically and esthetically.
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of paperwork resulting from daily business.
  • Ensure that employees are working efficiently and consistently with company policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain good working relationships with production, vendors and internal and external customers.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stock; anticipating requirements; placing and expediting orders as needed
Required Skills
  • High School diploma and related vocational training or equivalent, plus 3 – 5 years job-related prior experience.
  • Previous Cement Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Solid follow-up, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to use independent judgment in supervising personnel and in making decisions that can affect the overall operation of the plant
  • High work standards and safety awareness
  • Adaptable to change
  • Solid coaching skills
  • Able to delegate responsibility
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
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